February 22, 2021: Jeremy A. Avila has been appointed Chief Counsel at the California Department of Aging. Avila has been Deputy County Counsel at the Santa Clara County Counsel’s Office since 2019. He served as a Deputy District Attorney at the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office from 2014 to 2019 and at the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office from 2012 to 2014. Avila was an Intern in the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation for the U.S. Domestic Policy Council at the White House in 2010. He served as a Law Clerk for the Civil Division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California in 2010. Avila was a Judicial Extern at the Second District Court of Appeal in 2009 and an Intern in U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Office in 2006. Avila is a member of the Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee, William A. Ingram American Inn of Court, Santa Clara County Bar Association, Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association and Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. This position does not require Senate confirmation.